|From:||Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>|
|Date:||Monday, August 9, 1999, 5:15|
This doesn't really have to do with the conlang, i just noticed it when i
saw it's name.
"Talit" ("Tallis") is the Hebrew word for what's called in English a
In a fit of dialectic insanity, the following developed:
Israelis call it a [ta'lit].
Syrians call it a [ta'let].
Ashkenazim call it a ['talIs].
The plurals are:
among Israelis, [tali'tot] or [tali'ot].
among Syrians, [tale'tot].
among Ashkenazim, [t@'lejsIm].
Diasporan Ashkenazim have a habit of masculinizing nonstandard feminine
-Stephen (Steg), founder of the
Coalition for the Defense of Natural Hebrew -
down with the Israeli frankenstein-monster!
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